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Harper College Conference Brings Together Chicago Area Peace Educators

By: David J. Smith, March 9, 2015

Harper College’s 5th Annual International Education Summit  held March 6, 2015 was an opportunity to focus on the linkages between global education and teaching about peace.   444 more words

Community Colleges

Harper College Hosts 5th Annual International Education Summit

By David J. Smith, February 17, 2015

Since 2011, Harper College in Palatine, Illinois (suburban Chicago) has sponsored an international education summit for staff, faculty, and students. 171 more words

Peacebuilding

Judith Hedstrom of Ben Lomond Selected for Peace Corps Education Assignment in Thailand

Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:

Name: Judith Hedstrom

Age: 65

Hometown: Ben Lomond, Calif.

Alma Mater: North Park University, Social Sciences/Elementary Education, 1971… 414 more words

Education

Ron Hedstrom of Ben Lomond Selected for Peace Corps Youth in Development Assignment in Thailand

Peace Corps Volunteer Profile:

Name: Ron Hedstrom

Age: 67

Hometown: Ben Lomond, Calif.

Current City: Ben Lomond, Calif.

Alma Mater: North Park College; Northwestern University; University of Colorado, BA; MAT… 431 more words

Assignment

I moved to the United States

For about a year and a half, I have worked towards one goal, namely to study in the United States. After a few months of looking at all the different opportunities I had to choose from, I ended up at the American College og Norway, and now, as I write this, I have reached my goal. 344 more words

Chicago

SPU's 'Bubble' Burst? Not so Fast. . . .

The Seattle Times wrote this week that students at Seattle Pacific University ‘lovingly refer’ to their campus as the ‘Bubble. “Usually,” one student said, “the most exciting thing that happens around here is popcorn burning in the microwave.”  The June 5th murder of an SPU student, Paul Lee, and the wounding of two others tragically altered that reality. 472 more words

Faith

India


   By Tessa Rawlings

This spring break, myself and seven other students traveled to New Delhi, India through North Park University’s Global Partnerships. We had the opportunity to partner with Truth Seekers International, an organization devoted to breaking the hold the caste system has on India and fighting against Brahmanism and Hindu fundamentalism. 238 more words

Spring Break